Book Reviews

Tork & Grunt’s Guide to Great Presentations

12 Jan 2009

Author: Bob Harvey ISBN: 0462099245
Subtitled ‘Arrows, not bullets’, this is a jolly book, full of drawings of cavemen Tork...

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I hate presentations

12 Jan 2009

I hate presentationsAuthor: James CaplinISBN: 1841128090
Caplin says ‘simple is not easy’, and he proves himself right with this book....

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Teach Yourself Presenting

12 Jan 2009

Author: Amanda Vickers and Steve BavisterISBN: 0340941758
The fact that the opening chapter includes ‘Ten faults audiences hate most’ was...

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Book of the week: Political Dilemmas at Work

5 Dec 2008

Authors: Gary Ranker, Colin Gautrey, and Mike PhippsPrice: £16.99Publisher: WileyPages: 224ISBN: 0470270403
The sub-title of this book is ‘How to...

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Using Competencies Successfully

18 Nov 2008

Format: DVDFrom: Scott BradburyPrice: £995Contact: www.scottbradbury.co.uk/Turning on a DVD package from Scott Bradbury is like sailing into a safe harbour....

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The Leadership Management Mix

18 Nov 2008

Format: DVDFrom: Supernova and FenmanPrice: £1,199 (p&p extra) Special offers linked to multiple purchases are available from FenmanMany training films...

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Strategic Human Resource Management

18 Nov 2008

Author: Michael ArmstrongFrom: Kogan PagePrice: £25Contact: www.koganpage.comISBN: 9780749453848I have always had the greatest respect for Michael Armstrong’s writing. I remember...

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Tales from the glass ceiling

24 Oct 2008

Author: Jo HaighPrice: £12.99Publisher: PiatkusPages: 256ISBN: 0749928581
A former Yorkshire Businesswoman of the Year, Haigh is well equipped to write...

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Book of the week: Just Enough Anxiety

3 Oct 2008

Author: Robert H RosenPrice: £12.70Publisher: PortfolioPages: 256ISBN: 1591841976
Author Robert Rosen refers to anxiety as “the hidden driver of business...

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Controlling skin exposure to chemicals and wet-work: a practical book

5 Sep 2008

An illustrated guide to the control of occupational skin exposure to chemicals and wet-work.

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The Little Black Book of Career Success

14 Aug 2008

Author: Hilary WilsonPrice: £9.99Publisher: Cheeky Monkey PublishingPages: 144ISBN: 0955502047
Trainer and executive mentor Hilary Wilson operates on the assumption that...

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Assertiveness and Diversity

22 Jul 2008

Author: Anni TownsendFrom: Palgrave Macmillan Price: £25ISBN: 978-1-40399344-1Contact: www.palgrave.com/businessI am rather late in reviewing this book, which was published last...

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The Belbin Guide to Succeeding at Work

22 Jul 2008

Author: Nigel Belbin et alFrom: BelbinPrice: £9.99, plus postageContact: info@belbin.comI was impressed and moved by the Belbin company’s DVD when...

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The Yes! Project

22 Jul 2008

Format: Interactive CD-RomPrice: £999From: Video ArtsContact: www.videoarts.comTraining and marketing budgets tend to be slashed during times of economic uncertainty, so...

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Book of the week: The Handbook for Exceptional People

10 Jul 2008

Author: Jez CartwrightPrice: £7.99Publisher: Rodale InternationalPages: 110ISBN: 1905744129 This is an attractive book, designed and sized to make you want...

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